Employment Health Services manages a compliant urine collection, and lab analysis, in accordance with the Department of Transportation's operating administrations for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations (49 CFR Part 40, "Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug Testing Programs").
Our staff is certified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and can be found on the FMCSA's National Registry to provide drivers with their CDL medical cards. A vision screening, hearing test, blood pressure reading, urinalysis and overall physical examination will be performed. Any drivers that require eyeglasses, contacts, or hearing aids should bring these items with them to the exam.
In order to drive a commercial motor vehicle drivers affected by diabetes have to be able to manage the disease through diet or medication. Any drivers requiring insulin injections will not be able to obtain a CMV license. The general medical requirements for commercial vehicle drivers are found at 49 CFR § 391.41.
Pre-employment examinations are conducted for a variety of reasons, including identification of medical problems that might hinder safe employment, or to assess one's ability to perform job duties. A pre-employment physical consists of an eye exam, audiogram (hearing test), cardiovascular evaluation, radiographic evaluation (detect internal defects), and urinalysis.
Our non-DOT drug screens range from the basic five-panel drug test including amphetamines, cocaine, marijuana, opiates and phencyclidine to the basic IO-panel drug test that includes the five-panel with additional testing of barbiturates, benzodiazepines, methaqualone, methadone and propoxyphene. Our non-DOT drug testing services also include instant testing on five-panel and nine-panel drug tests.
We also provide hair collection analysis to reveal if illicit drugs were used in the past year, and breath alcohol testing. We utilize and provide eScreen to help facilitate drug screening within your organization.
As a draw center, we will collect the appropriate biological specimen needed to run your test, such as blood or urine, and send it out to our certified and accredited lab partner, Quest Diagnostics, for lab analysis.
We utilize Specimen Specialist of America, which has been the nation's leading provider of DNA sample collection for paternity and other DNA testing. The entire process normally takes 15-30 minutes depending upon the number of parties in your group. In most cases, you should receive your results in three to five days.